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Driver License Renewal Requirements, FL

Florida Driver License Renewal Requirement

All drivers in Florida will need to renew their license at one point or another. Renewal is every four to six years (4-6yrs). You are applicable for a six (6) year renewal if you have no conviction record for the past three years (3yrs) and no suspension or revocations for the past seven years (7yrs).

Renewal can be done online or via mail only once, thereafter you must visit the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office. When you visit the DMV office, there are specific identification requirements. This identification is:

  1. Primary identification – this is an original or certified copy of the any one of the following documents:
  • Certified U. S birth certificate; this includes U. S Territories and the District of Columbia
  • Valid U. S passport or passport card
  • Consular report of birth abroad
  • Certificate of naturalization Form N-560 or N-570
  • Certificate of citizenship Form N-560 or N561
  1. Proof of Social Security – this includes the following documents:
  • Social security card
  • W-2 form
  • Paycheck
  • SSA -1099
  • Any 1099

If you do not have a social security number, you must provide a letter from the Social Security Administration showing that you were never issued with a social security number. Further, you will need to present one of the following proofs:

  • Florida license record or identification card
  • A driver license from the District of Columbia, U. S Territories or one of the fifty (50) U. S states
  • Receipt copy of your last Florida driver license insurance
  1. Two proofs of residential address – these two proofs can be any one of the following documents:
  • Deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residence rental/lease agreement
  • Florida voter registration card
  • Florida vehicle registration or title
  • Florida boat registration or title (if you are living on a boat or boat house)
  • Statement from parent or legal guardian of an applicant. The parent or legal guardian must live in the same residence as the applicant and must accompany the applicant and provide proof of residence address.
  • Current vehicle policy or bill
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